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First Aid provision, 4 things to consider:

1, How many qualified staff? This one depends on the number of staff, the risk you face and the size of your workplace. Split it into zones and consider 1 first aider per zone. Have a go at our requirements calculator https://lnkd.in/gt53ebW 2, What should be in our first aid kits and how many do we […]

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Do you share ‘the why’ with your teams?

Health and Safety at work is your responsibility, it’s your priority. It’s in your job title, it’s in your DNA. The difficulty is getting everybody else on board, right? The rules and policies say that it’s EVERYBODY’s responsibility, but it doesn’t feel that way. Sometimes when you look out across the factory floor, you despair. […]

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When do I go to A&E???

Straight from the Suosaphone player’s mouth;   Musings of an Emergency Department Nurse Hi, I’m an Emergency Department (previously known as Accident and Emergency) Nurse working mainly in the field of Minor Injuries. I recently attended SPLAT training’s three day ‘First Aid at Work’ course to gain the qualification to use these skills outside of […]

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D of E for the royal wedding weekend

Hello and welcome back to the Splat blog This weekend I’ve been working in the beautiful Lake District on a Bronze practice expedition for the Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE). This isn’t a Splat product, I work as a freelance instructor for Sam Sykes who deliver the expedition element of the award to some really […]

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Demystifying the defibrillator

You’ve probably noticed all up and down the country, new shiny defibrillators are being installed in their metal boxes . You may also notice that as you walk past them you wonder if you’re supposed to know how to use it. When do you use it? Is it even for me to use? I’d like […]

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First Aid Top Tips for Parents #2Do your checks!

Please never forget to check for danger, even if the casualty is your child or family member, you are the most important person at the scene, if anything happens to you no-one is around to help. Remember: Danger- don’t put yourself at risk or get help before you do. Responses- check if the casualty is responsive. […]

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First Aid Top Tips for Parents #1

CPR If a baby or child (0 to 12 yrs) is unconscious and not breathing normally; CPR for babies and children starts with 5 breaths followed by 30 compressions then 2 breaths and continues until; they regain consciousness, you become exhausted or someone more qualified tells you to stop. Breaths should be just enough to […]

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Awaiting further guidance, we'll update you shortly

 

We are currently still running all training and taking bookings, First Aid is a mandatory training and so valuable that we must make sure people are safely kept up to date with these life saving skills.

Get in touch for bookings or to talk through what you need 07796872170

We are completely up to scratch with all the relevant changes due to Covid both in what we teach and the way we teach it. Have a look at our blog to see how we are up to date. We even got new sinks put in our fab classroom!!!

Covid update? Why not put your first aiders through a half-day refresher to ensure they are up to date with the new guidance. Please don't forget to check that your first aiders are still able to carry out their job...if they are shielding it may not be the best role for them. Have a chat with them.

Any further questions don't hesitate to get in touch.

Look forward to hearing from you.

Amy